’90 Day Fiance’: Syngin Colchester Considered Suicide While Working in South African Mines

90 Day Fiance star Syngin Colchester reveals he considered taking drastic measures while working as a miner in South Africa. It seems like he’s been getting a lot of flack from people for still being unemployed. But Syngin just responded to the criticism by explaining why he won’t work a job he doesn’t like. His story is pretty heartbreaking and explains his pickiness.

90 Day Fiance Update: Syngin Colchester Opened Up To Tania Maduro About His Past

After Tania Maduro returned from her Costa Rica voodoo camp, she and Syngin Colchester fought about getting a job. That’s when 90 Day Fiance fans found out that he used to be a miner back in his hometown in South Africa.

Syngin’s father Sidney Colchester is the Senior HR Officer at Two Rivers, Platinum Mines. Which is why he worked in the mines for seven years before his time on 90 Day Fiance.

Several of Syngin’s friends and co-workers died doing it. Eventually, he decided that it wasn’t worth risking his life for such a low paying job. Which is what the 90 Day Fiance celeb explained to Tania Maduro on the car ride back to Connecticut. But Tania’s reaction to his vulnerability had viewers in disbelief.

Syngin Says Mining Almost ‘Killed Me’ – Considered Suicide

According to Syngin Colchester, he “hated working in the mines” so much that he almost ended it all. “It almost killed me,” he said about the experience in a social media post. He also said that he was “thinking of suicide every day”.

But his time in the mines didn’t come without some long-lasting effects. Syngin said on 90 Day Fiance that putting his life at risk every day and watching people die around him all the time gave him some really bad PTSD. “It’s not a joke,” he said.

90 Day Fiance: Syngin Wants Perfect Job

Because of his tragic past, Syngin Colchester isn’t going to settle for a job that he doesn’t like. Which is understandable considering the conditions he worked in for seven years.

So, although Syngin won’t do something that he doesn’t want to do, he does want to work and “make money”. He does want to support Tania and his family, but he’s going to be doing it on his terms